3D PDF Consortium Welcomes Datakit

Leading Data Translation Company Joins Industry Group Portland, OR, USA – May 6, 2015 The 3D PDF Consortium is proud to announce its latest independent software developer member. Datakit, a leading provider of data translation and exchange solutions for the CAD/CAM market that provide support of 3D PDF output for the dozen input formats supported by its CrossManager, CrossCad/Plg and CrossCad/Ware product lines. These products are currently shipping and available to end users who want to convert their CAD models to 3D PDF from a variety of CAD formats without the need to have a license of the authoring application present, and to software developers who want to integrate support for 3D PDF output. “Datakit’s support of the work of the Consortium is greatly appreciated, and is a testament to the value they see in supporting our work of moving the relevant ISO standards forward”, says Phil Spreier, the 3D PDF Consortium technical director. “They also support the work of the 3DPDF-IF, the Implementors Forum where developers who are committed to advancing 3DPDF work with members of the industrial user community to inform the standards development process and the user community on best practices for implementation”. “We believe that 3DPDF has gained tremendous momentum in the marketplace, especially with regards to model based enterprise (MBE) initiatives that are becoming increasingly common in industrial companies of all sizes” says Olivier Rigollet, Datakit CFO. “We believe strongly that the Consortium will help to increase the level of adoption of 3D PDF in our customer base and the market at large”. Membership in the Consortium now stands at nineteen (19) software developers...